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Opinion

There is no perfect solution to situation between Kurds, Turkey

Editorials

President Donald Trump’s decision to pull a few dozen U.S. troops out of an area of northern Syria controlled by Kurdish military forces is being criticized widely, by both Republicans and Democrats. It is being portrayed as a betrayal of a staunch ally in the war against Islamic ...

Thank you for support of backpack program

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Thank you for providing this forum to express appreciation. In the United States, more than 11 million children (one in seven) may not know where they will get their next meal. Undernourished children face higher risks of conditions like anemia and asthma. They are more ...

Milroy Lions Club to hold benefit spaghetti dinner

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The Milroy Lions Club wishes to announce our October spaghetti supper fundraiser. The supper will be held on Oct. 24 at the White Memorial Church Fellowship Hall, Main Street, Milroy. We will serve from 4 to 7 p.m. (take-out available). The menu will be the same: spaghetti, ...

Act of compassion should not be treated as judicial misconduct

Editorials

What happened in a Dallas, Texas, courtroom last week ought to be celebrated as an unexpected triumph of compassion — not slammed as an alleged case of misbehavior by a judge. If you have not heard about the trial of ex-Dallas police officer Amber Guyger, you should. And you should look at ...

Accepting Bible as truth isn’t rocket science

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Evangelical Christian and Presbyterian pastor Francis A. Schaeffer once said “This is not an age in which to be a soft Christian.” This is a true statement not only in his time but even more today. Christianity has been under attack in America for some time . Our country ...

NBA afraid to stand against China because money talks

Editorials

Proving yet again that social media often does more harm than good, the National Basketball Association finds itself in a standoff with the Chinese government over a tweet sent by a member of the Houston Rockets front office that was supportive of the anti-government protestors in Hong ...

Goose Day getting bigger and better every year

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: With the dust settling and the dishes finally done, we’re looking around to see that Goose Day 2019 was a success. Thank yous go to many, many people from the businesses, groups and individuals that stepped in to host an activity and/or serve dinners. It’s because of this ...

With impeachment cat out of bag, inquiry needs to be done thoroughly

Editorials

It seems few days have gone by recently without some new revelation regarding the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry that targets President Donald Trump. Clearly, the president and some of his allies used their positions in efforts to advance Trump’s political prospects. Whether ...

MC Farm Bureau to host ‘Meet the Candidates’

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The Mifflin County Farm Bureau is hosting our general election Meet the Candidates Night at 7 p.m. on Oct. 16 at the Mifflin County High School. We have invited candidates for Mifflin County Prothonotary, Mifflin County District Attorney, Mifflin County Commissioner, Mifflin ...

Ethiopian Airlines whistleblower is deserving of asylum in US

Editorials

Not all whistleblowers are involved in the attempt to impeach President Donald Trump. Some are worried about a more critical matter — the safety of airline passengers. Ethiopian Airlines former chief engineer, Yonas Yeshanew, is seeking asylum in the United States after resigning from his ...